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  • 23 August 2018
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READ Eléctrico W DOWNLOAD Eléctrico W ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB SUMMARY Ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Hervé Le Tellier By the celebrated Oulipo writer this brilliant and witty novel set in Lisbon explores love relationships and the strange balance between literature and life  Journalist writer and translator Vincent Balmer moves to Lisbon to escape from a failing affair During his first assignment there he teams up with Antonio. Two men meet in Lisbon to cover the story of the trial of an old man who is a serial killer They have worked together before but they have an on again off again acuaintance Both have also fled Paris due to woman problems And mainly that is the focus of this book a saga of two thirty ish men inept at dealing with women During their 8 day stay in Lisbon they manage to get involved with four women and surprise it all turns out badly one way or another Not to give away any plot but we learn early on that unbeknownst to one of the men one woman is involved with both of them The journalist is out main narrator He is a Frenchman who had a Portuguese mother the other man is a Lisbon native Because the native decides to show the other man around we get uite a bit of local color of the city The title is taken from a tram line that used to run through old town LisbonSo how inept are they The narrator decides to look up a childhood flame of the other man to get them reacuainted in hopes that he will lose interest in the woman they have joint affection for I m using the term affection loosely here As you can imagine that ends badly The narrator tell us the only time I understand woman is when they break up with me He sums up his relationships with women as Let s say the ones I liked didn t like me enough and the ones I could have attracted were too ready to be attracted by pretty much anyone Maybe it s genetic As we learn a bit about the narrator s life we learn that his father who committed suicide after his wife died had been having an affair all during his wife s the narrator s mother final illness After she died he broke off the affair because he could no longer be unfaithful to his wife now that she was dead The narrator has a younger brother from whom he is estranged but we learn that he too has woman problems He married had kids but his wife left him after five years We are treated to vignettes of projects the narrator is working on One is a biography of Pescheux d Herbinville who killed the French mathematical genius variste Galois in a duel when the latter was only 20 years old True story The other is a translation Contos auosos black humor tales by the Portuguese author Jaime Montestrela which the author Herve Le Tellier actually did publish All in all a good read with humor some black humor interesting twists and a good manual for males of what not to do in the woman department The Hate U Give up with Antonio. 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READ Eléctrico W DOWNLOAD Eléctrico W ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB SUMMARY Ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Hervé Le Tellier Ide in each other But the they learn about each other the their lives become inextricably intertwined With a structure that parallels Homer’s Odyssey Eléctrico W recounts their nine days together and the adventures that proliferate to form a constellation of successive ephemeral connections and relationships. This is okay It took a while to get into but finally I just read the last 23 through It isn t a very long novelSome of it feels a bit flabby and indulgent a lonely 40 something man caroming between encounters with one younger woman after another all of whom are both magical and ultimately disdainful of him MehThe smaller stories and vignettes woven in were enough to sustain interest though at least for the book s modest page count Dahlia Black ultimately disdainful of him MehThe smaller stories and vignettes woven in were enough to sustain interest though at least for the book s modest page count

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READ Eléctrico W DOWNLOAD Eléctrico W ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB SUMMARY Ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Hervé Le Tellier A photographer who has just returned to the city after a ten year absence to report for a French newspaper on an infamous serial killer’s trial While walking around the city together to take notes and photos for the article they visit the places of Antonio’s childhood swap stories from their pasts and conf. Herv Le Tellier s El ctrico W is a simple uiet kind of novel It has a minimalist plot keeping the main focus on its characters and their stories the stories that make them who they areWe experience these nine days through Vincent s narrative Vincent seems to be working through a lot of confusion regarding his affair with Irene He manipulates those around him even those he has yet to meet in order to reconcile and work through his conflicted feelings He also doesn t seem to have considered the natural conseuences of his interference Vincent is definitely confused still trying to figure out what he wants and how he feelsThe novel seems to just drift along slowly not a lot of action but there s something kind of nice about it The characters are strongly developed each one uniue When the plot lulls which to me felt often the interest is shifted to exploring each character I especially liked Aurora s spirited energy she was by far the most entertaining personality in the bookEl ctrico W is a nice character driven read that shows how our relationships can impact even those we meet briefly This book is due to be released by Other Press on June 18 2013httpwwwlovelybookshelfcomI received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review I did not receive any other compensation for this review Dahlia Black uiet kind of novel It has a minimalist plot keeping the main focus on its characters and their stories the stories that make them who they areWe experience these nine days through Vincent s narrative Vincent seems to be working through a lot of confusion regarding his affair with Irene He manipulates those around him even those he has yet to meet in order to reconcile and work through his conflicted feelings He also doesn t seem to have considered the natural conseuences of his interference Vincent is definitely confused still trying to figure out what he wants and how he feelsThe novel seems to just drift along slowly not a lot of action but there s something kind of nice about it The characters are strongly developed each one Dahlia Black uniue When the plot lulls which to me felt often the interest is shifted to exploring each character I especially liked Aurora s spirited energy she was by far the most entertaining personality in the bookEl ctrico W is a nice character driven read that shows how our relationships can impact even those we meet briefly This book is due to be released by Other Press on June 18 2013httpwwwlovelybookshelfcomI received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review I did not receive any other compensation for this review